William Waller is Professor of Economics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges where he has taught since 1982. He received his B.S (1978) and M.A. (1979) in economics from Western Michigan University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of New Mexico (1984). He is currently the President of the Association for Evolutionary Economics. He is past-president of the Association for Institutional Thought, a past trustee of the Association for Social Economics, a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Economic Issues, and former member of the board of directors of the Association for Evolutionary Economics; where he served as acting Secretary-Treasurer. He has co-edited three books “Alternatives to Economic Orthodoxy” (M.E. Sharpe, 1987), “The Stratified State” (M. E. Sharpe, 1992) and “Cultural Economics and Theory” (Routledge, 2010) His articles on institutionalist methodology, feminist economics, public policy and the work of Thorstein Veblen have been published in Journal of Economic Issues, Review of Social Economy, History of Political Economy, Review of Institutional Thought as well as a number of edited collections. He is active in the Association for Evolutionary Economics, the Association for Institutional Thought, and the Association for Social Economics and the International Association for Feminist Economics.